June 28, 2015

Back in April, we were approached by the USDA regarding an insect study on solanaceous crops (eggplant, pepper, tomato, potato).  They needed farms to allow them to monitor the insect populations that attack these crops to gather data about the severity of the insect a...

June 22, 2015

Due to some computer issues, we are forgoing the usual blog and simply listing this week's share items. But never fear- next week we'll be back with more interesting tidbits about farming!

 

This week's share consists of:

Full Share- snow peas, green beans, lettuce mix, k...

June 15, 2015

Back when we were home gardeners, we never could have imagined how complicated seed choices would become when we began to farm commercially.  I remember browsing through the catalogs and being drawn in by the pictures of all the perfect looking vegetables.  Those were...

June 8, 2015

Last week’s post discussed how we use high tunnels on our farm to produce early spring crops.  This proves to be a very productive way to protect spring plantings from the elements and get a jump start on the growing season.  However, most home gardeners do not have th...

June 1, 2015

I’m sure everybody was tired of the snow and icy weather by February of this year, but as a farmer the worst part was the lingering cold through April.  With the summer temperatures the past few weeks, it is easy to forget how cold this year’s spring was.  The ground d...

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